Sao Paulo to Istanbul Flights
Flights to Istanbul
Flights From Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, is serviced by two airports, the Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport and the Congonhas-Sao Paulo Airport. Cheap flights from Sao Paulo can be booked to most international destinations using Orbitz.com. The Sao Paulo-Guarulhos airport is located about 16 miles from the city's center and is used for international flights, while the Congonhas-Sao Paulo airport handles mostly domestic and regional flights throughout the area. Some of the airlines offering international flights from Sao Paulo-Guarulhos include Air China, Air France, Lufthansa, British Airways and United Airlines.
Parking at the São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport
Parking is available at the official parking lot for up to 3098 vehicles. Fees for parking begin at $4.50 an hour for a single hour and rise to $25.25 for a full day. Alternative parking is available at the Airport Park, which is located 1.24 miles from the airport and offers shuttle service. Airport Park charges only $13.40 a day for parking.
Transportation to the São Paulo-Guarulhos Airport
Bus transportation is available from Sao Paulo to the airport, running a circuit of the major hotels in the downtown area at a cost of about $17.50 for a trip of up to two hours, depending on where you catch the bus. Taxi service is also available from anywhere in town, with service from the downtown area costing approximately $65.
Breakfast Before Leaving
Those wishing to enjoy a last meal before leaving town can try the Fogo de Chao for a delicious breakfast or Jardineira Grill for a late-night meal before catching the red-eye cheap flights from Sao Paulo. If there's no time to stop and eat before the airport, a quick meal can be had at the Crepe de Paris or the Café Havana in the airport itself.
Istanbul Area Airports
Orbitz.com offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.
Getting to the Airport
From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.
Weather Conditions in Istanbul
In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.
Vacationing in Istanbul
Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.
Cheap flights from Sao Paulo to Istanbul
Highlighted price = Cheapest round-trip flights
Prices are round trip per person (conditions apply)
Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Sao Paulo to Istanbul
|Leave Fri, Jan 17||Sao Paulo (GRU)||Istanbul (IST)||Lufthansa||
|Return Tue, Jan 21||Istanbul (IST)||Sao Paulo (GRU)||Lufthansa|
Lowest round trip fares by airline from Sao Paulo and Istanbul
|Lufthansa||SAO||IST||Fri, Jan 17 - Tue, Jan 21||$1,154|
|Turkish Airlines||SAO||IST||Thu, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 5||$1,173|
|SWISS||SAO||IST||Thu, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 5||$1,279|
|Air Canada||SAO||IST||Thu, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 5||$1,458|
|Qatar Airways||SAO||IST||Thu, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 5||$1,462|
|TAP Portugal||SAO||IST||Thu, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 5||$1,499|
|Etihad Airways||SAO||IST||Fri, Apr 4 - Thu, Apr 24||$1,539|
|British Airways||SAO||IST||Thu, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 5||$1,587|
|Alitalia||SAO||IST||Sat, May 31 - Sun, Jun 22||$1,741|
|Air France||SAO||IST||Sat, May 31 - Sun, Jun 22||$1,754|
|KLM Royal Dutch Airlines||SAO||IST||Sat, May 31 - Sat, Jun 21||$2,372|
|Emirates||SAO||IST||Thu, Mar 27 - Sat, Apr 5||$5,236|
Sao Paulo and Istanbul airports and terminals
Airports in Sao PauloSP, BR
Guarulhos Intl (GRU)
Distance from City Center: 14.8 miles
Terminals and carriers for flights from GRU to IST
Terminal Carriers Terminal 2 Turkish Airlines
Distance from City Center: 4.5 miles
Interesting facts about flights from Sao Paulo to Istanbul
- 1 direct flights are operating from Sao Paulo to Istanbul today.
- Today's average time for a direct flight is 12h 20m.
- Turkish Airlines flight 16 (11:15 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340-300) is today's earliest available flight from Sao Paulo to Istanbul.
- Turkish Airlines flight 16 (11:15 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A340-300) is today's latest available flight from Sao Paulo to Istanbul.
- Today's shortest direct flight from Sao Paulo to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 16, Airbus Industrie A340-300) takes 12h 20m.
- Today's longest direct flight from Sao Paulo to Istanbul (Turkish Airlines flight 16, Airbus Industrie A340-300) takes 12h 20m.
- Flights from Congonhas (CGH), Guarulhos Intl (GRU) to Ataturk airport (IST), Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW) are available for this route.
Aircraft options between Sao Paulo and Istanbul
|Boeing 777-300ER||Turkish Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A330||Turkish Airlines|
|Airbus Industrie A340-300||Turkish Airlines|
Flight schedule for flights from Sao Paulo to Istanbul on Sat, Dec 14, 2013
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|TAM Airlines/Asiana Airlines||JJ8252/OZ6926||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:05 PM||346/321||15hr 50min|
|TAM Airlines/Lufthansa||JJ8252/LH7070||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:05 PM||346/321||15hr 50min|
|TAM Airlines/Turkish Airlines||JJ8252/TK1630||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:05 PM||346/321||15hr 50min|
|Lufthansa/Asiana Airlines||LH505/OZ6926||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:05 PM||346/321||15hr 50min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH505/LH7070||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:05 PM||346/321||15hr 50min|
|Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines||LH505/TK1630||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:05 PM||346/321||15hr 50min|
|Alitalia/Turkish Airlines||AZ675/TK1862||GRU||5:20 PM||IST||2:45 PM||772/321||17hr 25min|
|TAM Airlines/Turkish Airlines||JJ8252/TK8552||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:55 PM||346/320||16hr 40min|
|TAM Airlines/Lufthansa||JJ8252/LH1772||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:55 PM||346/320||16hr 40min|
|Lufthansa/Turkish Airlines||LH505/TK8552||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:55 PM||346/320||16hr 40min|
|Lufthansa/Lufthansa||LH505/LH1772||GRU||6:15 PM||IST||2:55 PM||346/320||16hr 40min|
|British Airways/British Airways||BA246/BA676||GRU||6:10 PM||IST||3:35 PM||744/767||17hr 25min|
|Iberia/British Airways||IB4768/BA676||GRU||6:10 PM||IST||3:35 PM||744/767||17hr 25min|
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